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US development bank makes massive investment in Indian firms

New Delhi, June 5 | America's development bank DFC has approved millions of dollars of investment that will strengthen food security and energy sector...

Mortality rate of critically-ill corona patients less than thought in US

New York, June 5 | Researchers have claimed that the actual mortality rate of adults with critical illness from Covid-19 in the US...

US antitrust probes in Google expand to include Search: Report

San Francisco, June 5 | The US federal and state authorities which are investigating Google may have expanded the scope of their antitrust probes...

Need to understand all information before making decision: Barty on US...

Sydney, June 5 | World number one Ashleigh Barty has said that while she is happy that there is talk of the return of...

Fortnite’s live event, season 3 postponed again amid protests in US

San Francisco, June 5 | Epic Games has announced that Fortnite's new season will be unveiled on June 17, while 'The Device' live event...

US embassy staffer in Pak tests COVID-19 positive

Islamabad, June 5 | A senior diplomat of the American embassy in Pakistan has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, a media report said.According...

China backs down on US flight restrictions after Trump retaliates

By Arul LouisNew York, June 5 | China has backed down on a ban on flights by US airlines after President Donald Trump's administration...

Detained US Navy veteran leaves Iran after nearly 2 yrs

Washington, June 5 | US Navy veteran Michael White, who had been detained in Iran for almost two years, has been released and was...

US unemployment claims climbed by 1.88 mn last week

Washington, June 5 | The number of US unemployment claims totalled 1.88 million last week as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to sweep the nation,...

US stocks end mixed following disappointing data

New York, June 5 | Wall Street's major averages closed mixed on Thursday as market sentiment was dented in the wake of another dismal...

Facebook to label state-controlled media outlets ahead of US election

San Francisco, June 4 | Facing criticism for not flagging controversial Trump posts on glorifying violence, Facebook on Thursday said it will now apply...

Researchers urge halt in prescribing HCQ for Covid-19 in US

New York, June 4 | Researchers in the US have urged a temporary prohibition on prescribing chloroquine or hydroxychloroquine (HCQ), with or without azithromycin,...

US envoy to India apologizes for desecration of Gandhi statue

New Delhi, June 4 | The US Ambassador to India, Kenneth Juster, on Thursday apologized for the desecration of Mahatma Gandhi's statue in Washington...

US Open shouldn’t be held even if 1 player can’t make...

New York, June 4 | The US Open should not take place if even one qualified player cannot play in it due to travel...

Twitter CEO Dorsey says download Signal as US protests gain steam

San Francisco, June 4 | Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has pitched for downloading encrypted messaging app Signal that rivals Telegram and Facebook-owned WhatsApp as...

Warehouse workers in US sue Amazon over Covid-19 risk

New York, June 4 | A group of Amazon warehouse workers from a facility in New York has sued the e-commerce giant allegedly for...

Armed man holding kids hostage surrenders in US city

Washington, June 4 | An armed man who fired gunshots at police officers and held two children hostage inside a private residence in the...

US services sector contracts for 2nd straight month

Washington, June 4 | The US services sector contracted for the second straight month in May despite the gradual reopening of businesses across the...

US protesters’ grievances need to be heard: UN rights chief

Geneva, June 4 | The grievances at the heart of the nationwide protests in the US need to be heard and addressed, UN High...

US Fed likely to offer more guidance on rates next week

Washington, June 4 | The US Federal Reserve is likely to provide more guidance at its policy meeting next week to signal intentions to...

Defence Secretary defies Trump on using troops to quell US riots

By Arul LouisNew York, June 4 | Controlling the rioting and looting that have accompanied the nationwide campaign against police encounter killings in the...

US stocks rally amid data

New York, June 4 | US stocks finished noticeably higher on Wednesday as investors pored through a slew of economic data. The...

US to suspend Chinese airlines’ entry from June 16

New York, June 3 | Retaliating to the bar on US-based airlines from entering China, the Trump administration has said it will suspend...

Apple tracks iPhones stolen from its stores during US protests

San Francisco, June 3 | Apple is tracking several iPhones that were stolen from its retail stores during the protests in the US over...

US initiates enquiry into digital services taxes

New Delhi, June 3 | The United States has initiated an investigation into digital services taxes that have been adopted or are being considered...

US stocks rise as investors assess economy reopening amid civil unrest

New York, June 3 | US stocks ended higher, as Wall Street weighed the possibility of normalizing economic activities amid civil unrest.On Tuesday, the...

Shut by US Treasury, D-Company’s paper mill quietly restarts in Pak

By Deepak SharmaNew Delhi, June 2 | Sanctioned by the US for its link with the notorious D-Company, the controversial Mehran Paper Mill,...

HK’s Lam accuses US of double standards over protests

Hong Kong, June 2 | Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam on Tuesday accused the US government of double standards when addressing the pro-democratic...

Sony postpones its PS5 event amid protests in US

San Francisco, June 2 | Sony has postponed its PlayStation 5 event that was supposed to happen on June 4 as several US cities...

Trump vows to mobilize military to quell US protests (Ld)

Washington, June 2 | US President Donald Trump has vowed to deploy "thousands and thousands of heavily armed soldiers" to stop the unrest in...

China threatens to retaliate against US over Hong Kong

Beijing, June 2 | China has threatened to retaliate against the UnS after President Donald Trump said he will no longer extend trading privileges...

COVID-19 fallout to cost US economy $7.9tn over next decade

Washington, June 2 | Fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic will cost the US economy $7.9 trillion over the next decade, according to new projections...

US COVID-19 cases top 1.8 mln: Johns Hopkins

New York, June 2 | The number of COVID-19 cases in the United States topped 1.8 million, reaching 1,808,291 as of 6.33 p.m. (2233...

UN chief wants peaceful demonstrations in US

United Nations, June 2 | UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres wants to see peaceful protests in the United States over the death of George Floyd,...

WHO says it hopes to continue collaboration with US

Geneva, June 2 | The World Health Organisation (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said that his organisation hopes to continue cooperation with the United...

US sends Brazil 2 million HCQ doses

Washington, June 1 | The US has sent 2 million doses of hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) to Brazil, the two governments have confirmed, days after the...

Activists call US deportations amid pandemic ‘outrageous’

Mexico City, June 1 | Mexican immigration rights activists have called the US government's routine deportations of undocumented migrants amid the COVID-19 pandemic without...

US to impose new sanctions against Hezbollah

Beirut, June 1 | US Ambassador to Lebanon Dorothy Shea announced that Washington has planned to impose new sanctions against the Hezbollah movement and...

Floyd death was ‘premeditated murder’: US lawyer

Washington, June 1 | A lawyer for the family of George Floyd, whose death sparked unrest across the US, has accused a police officer...

S.Korea to speak with US on G7 invitation

Seoul, May 31 | South Korea has not received an invitation to the G7 summit from the US after President Donald trump said...

US patient receives $840,000 bill for COVID-19 treatment

Washington, May 31 | A high school teacher from the US state of Colorado was shocked to receive a medical bill of $840,000 for...

US riots against human rights violations question its worldwide role

New York, May 31 | The sorrow and anger behind the riots against human rights violations setting the US afire coast-to-coast, has raises questions...

Won’t be intimidated by US threats: HK govt

Hong Kong, May 31 | The Hong Kong government has said it would not be intimidated by US President Donald Trumps threats to strip...

Google delays Android 11 Beta launch owing to protests in US

San Francisco, May 31 | Google has apparently delayed the launch of Android 11 Beta version as several US cities are currently under protests...

COVID-19: US Open considering tournament without fans

Washington, May 31 | The US Open is considering holding the Grand Slam in front of limited or possibly no fans, local media reported...

US equities post weekly gains as economy reopening in focus

New York, May 31 | US equities posted solid gains during the holiday-shortened week, as investors weighed the possibility of normalizing economic activities.For the...

Iran condemns US revoke of nuke-related sanctions waivers

Tehran, May 31 | Iran's Foreign Ministry condemned the recent US decision to end the sanctions waivers under the 2015 Iranian nuclear deal.The US...

COVID-19 2nd wave would undermine recovery: US Fed chief

Washington, May 30 | US Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said that he was concerned about a second wave of COVID-19 infections, which he...

Russian fighter jets intercept US bombers

Moscow, May 30 | Russian fighter jets intercepted US Air Force B-1B strategic bombers over the neutral waters of the Black and Baltic Seas,...

US personal spending plunges to record 13.6%

Washington, May 30 | US personal consumption expenditures (PCE) plunged to a record 13.6 per cent in April month-on-month amid widespread shutdowns triggered by...

Business

Ola commits Rs 500 crore over 1 year to make rides...

New Delhi, June 5 | Ride-hailing major Ola on Friday pledged Rs 500 crore over the next year towards various initiatives globally to...